Wild Blueberry Equipment Efficiency Program

The Wild Blueberry Equipment Efficiency Program helps producers invest in equipment and processes that provide labour efficiencies, reduce cost of production, increase yields and support more efficient use of inputs. This program:

  • improves productivity through the development and adoption of technology, digitization and artificial intelligence
  • enhances labour efficiencies and automation


To be eligible, you must be a farm or Mi'kmaq conducting farming activities in a Mi'kmaw community.
For farms, you need to:

  • be currently and properly registered in the correct income category under the Farm Registration Act
  • have generated an annual eligible gross commodity income of at least $30,000, including wild blueberry income
  • be at least 19 years old and actively farming in the program year
Refer to the Program Guidelines for detailed eligibility.

Deadline or important dates

Program opening: 21 December 2023
Application deadline: 31 January 2024
Claim deadline: 29 February 2024

How to Apply

Applications are closed.

Contact Information

Department of Agriculture
Programs Division
74 Research Dr.
Bible Hill, NS B6L 2R2

Phone: 902 893-6377
Toll-free: 1 866 844-4276
Fax: 902 893-7579


Program Guidelines